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Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe the 29-year-old Forest Grove woman who was stabbed to death at a Cedar Mill...

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Detectives seek public's help to find suspect in murder of Forest Grove woman Investigators...

She's a fighter, buoyed by music and prayer

She's a fighter, buoyed by music and prayer

Kylie Marble is back home and healing after bout with flesh-eating bacteria These are people that...

A CENTURY of FARMING

A CENTURY of FARMING

Verboort family pulls together for award marking 100 years When he sat in the yard watching his...

Firefighters ready for Gaston's 100-candle cake

Firefighters ready for Gaston's 100-candle cake

Little town's centennial celebration features old cars, parade, local history If an early 1900s...

Exodus underscores senior center tensions

Exodus underscores senior center tensions

Forest Grove Meals on Wheels drivers leave under cloud of controversy Depending on who you talk...

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August 27, 2014

Family of 4 pulled dead from Hagg Lake

by Nancy Townsley and Jill Rehkopf Smith
Under sunny, summer skies, deserted park yields grim find Four members of a Hillsboro family, spanning three generations, appeard to have drowned Monday in Henry Hagg Lake near Gaston. Jova…
August 27, 2014

Cornelius PD begins new lineup under old cloud

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
The fresh start Cornelius police are hoping for Sept. 1 will be mixed with some old baggage Sept. 2. After training for two months to become Washington County Sheriff’s deputies, eight of the 12…
August 27, 2014

Accused jail employee faces trial in December

by Kendra Hogue
Jill Curry, the Washington County Jail employee accused of having sex with an inmate, stood quietly Monday morning during a short pretrial hearing in Washington County Circuit Court. The…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Four family members drowned in Henry Hagg Lake, and three of their bodies were recovered Aug. 26.
August 26, 2014

Sheriff: Four family members drowned in Hagg Lake

by KOIN 6 News
Less than a day after a young boy apparently drowned, divers pulled three more bodies from Henry Hagg Lake. The bodies were found not far from shore where the boy was found around 6:30 p.m.…
August 26, 2014

Child reported drowned at Hagg Lake

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A young child drowned late Monday afternoon at Hagg Lake near Gaston, fire and rescue officials have reported. "We have a crew out at Hagg Lake assisting Gaston Rural Fire District with a…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Searchers will continue looking for the family of a child who drowned in Hagg Lake on Tuesday.
August 26, 2014

Child drowns at Hagg Lake, no sign of family

by KOIN 6 News
Hagg Lake was closed Tuesday as searchers looked for the family of a child believed to have drowned there Monday evening. The Newberg Fire Department Dive Team was expected to join the…
August 25, 2014

Boat fire ravages dock at Hagg Lake

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A boat caught fire and destroyed part of a dock at Henry Hagg Lake south of Forest Grove on Sunday morning. No one was injured, although there was significant damage to both the boat and dock.…
August 22, 2014

Oregon Food Bank warns of recall

by Pamplin Media Group
Recalled peanut, almond butter distributed through food bank network Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies,…
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August 20, 2014

ICE thaws; Garcia wins claim and release

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Driver in tragic accident returns to Forest Grove after deportation 'negated' Cinthya Garcia (Cisneros), who accidentally killed two young Forest Grove sisters last October when she unknowingly…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Father John Marshall, whos only been a priest for 14 months, recently made a stable call to bless Levi the painting horse in Forest Grove.
August 20, 2014

Ailing equine gets special intervention

by Stephanie Haugen
Father John Marshall recently received a request to provide a service he’d never given before: an emergency blessing for a sick horse. Levi the painting horse, who lives at Forest Grove’s…

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Aug 20, 2014

Whittled-down trail routes on display at open house

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Government heeds Council Creek neighbors' concerns about notification Three months after a June open house on a proposed trail left her frustrated and worried, Lauren Petit of Cornelius is…
Aug 20, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Aug. 10 n A pastor from a church in Hillsboro turned in drugs to a Forest Grove officer that were given to him by someone wanting to get clean. Officers talked to the pastor about the hazards of…
Aug 20, 2014

Police arrest Cornelius man for car break-ins

by Tyler Francke
Washington County sheriff’s deputies tracked down and arrested a Cornelius man Aug. 15 on allegations of breaking into several cars and stealing property. According to a press release, a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTOS: DIANA WUERTZ - Anela Gaumond (right) prepares for a pie-eating contest at Summer Fest last Sunday while Maggie Schlag looks on.
Aug 20, 2014

Summer heat broils Summer Fest

by Pamplin Media Group
Second annual event still brings in $3,000 for St. Anthony's food bank The heat may have kept some people away, but organizers are estimating the second annual Summer Fest celebration at St.…
Aug 20, 2014

Forest Grove online classes a hit

by Nadine Colb
As many as 160 expected to sign up for program From technological advances in the classroom to healthier options on lunch menus, Brian Burke has seen plenty of changes during his 20 years in…
Aug 20, 2014

Paper seeks nominees for Amazing Kid honor

by no byline
The News-Times is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging from elementary school kindergartners to high school seniors to be considered for the honor of representing Forest…
Photo Credit: OREGON STATE POLICE - A van driven by Ramon Oros Barrera of Cornelius was damaged after it collided with a Honda Accord early Tuesday morning on Highway 219 near Newberg. Barrera was arrested and chaged with felony hit and run.
Aug 19, 2014

Cornelius man charged with felony hit and run

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Tuesday morning crash occured near Newberg Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old Cornelius man Tuesday morning following an injury hit and run traffic crash on Highway 219 south of Newberg.…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER - The Tillamook Forest Center, located along the Wilson River Highway 29 miles west of Forest Grove, curates much of the history of the northern Coast Range landscape. Its also the site of several programs this month observing another anniversary of the Tillamook Burn, a series of fires that started in 1933.
Aug 13, 2014

RETURN from the BURN

by Kate Stringer
Recurrent fires in the Tillamook Forest started 81 years ago It took one spark to start the series of fires that would burn down 355,000 acres of forest land. It took 24 years, thousands of…
Aug 13, 2014

Residents in new UGB may keep rural zoning

by Stephanie Haugen
Cornelius neighbors fight to keep preferred lifestyle Much to their surprise, residents of a rural neighborhood on the east end of Cornelius are celebrating. After learning roughly 40 farms and…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: JILL REHKOPF SMITH - Max Daley, 91, moved to Forest Grove a month ago and began using GroveLink every Friday -- and plans to start using it even more, he said. Driver Paul Davis helps him into the bus.
Aug 13, 2014

GroveLink celebrates a year of growth

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
Some would-be riders still finding out about Forest Grove bus service Teenagers heading for McDonalds. Latino families traveling from the east side of town to the west. Seniors. Commuters.…




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